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From: hpa@freya.yggdrasil.com (H. Peter Anvin)

>>> Well there are alread a few options...
>>> a) make install
>>> b) make zlilo
>>> c) make zdisk
>>
>> This will know to put it in /dos/linux/kernel/2-0-0.ker, and to
>> put the map in /dos/linux/map/2-0-0.map of course. Then it will
>> add a Linux entry second in /etc/lilo.conf, move the old kernel
>> down, and give the old kernel a name like 1-99-12.
>
> You betcha. "make install" will do *anything you darn
> well please*; if you don't like the default you can install
> your own /sbin/installkernel script, and it will be used.

I can deal with that, though that would be one hell of a script.

I'd just like to make things easier for the newbie compiling his
first kernel. I've seen people use the uncompressed kernel or
some other file _many_ _many_ times. It's like it says "use me".


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